O'Brien clan celebrates Irish heritage in May 2018 with a trip to Ireland while also aiding Irish students at Trinity
A relic of St Nicholas buried in a Kilkenny graveyard could be sent off for DNA testing to prove its authenticity once and for all.
"The [genetic] signatures that turned up in Ireland are most similar to those from the north and west coasts of Norway."
Genetics and Genealogy have come together to produce new knowledge on the impact of historical immigration, invasion and plantation.
Meghan Markle is African American, Dutch, English and Irish, and her Irish roots have a compelling story to go with them.
Research indicates Turkish farmers arrived in Ireland about 6,000 years ago, bringing agriculture with them.
From Murphy to O'Connor - the popular Irish family names now big names in the United States.
Happy Halloween blessings to recite to your friends and family on our favorite Celtic festival, Samhain.
The Boss's great-great-great-grandfather left Ireland for New Jersey in 1853.
The Italian-born inventor of the radio Guglielmo Marconi had an Irish mother from one very famous Irish family.
As the world mourns the loss of the Rhinestone Cowboy, here's what you need to know about the singer's Irish connections.
Sense of loss of family acute in the letters of Irish emigrants, but there was hope, too, in the New World.
Sham! The facts are that the first four letters of the word shamrock are brutally and cruelly accurate.
There has been an increase in the ethnic Irish numbers to 34 million according to the census, but are the numbers correct?
Over 2.5 million images of Irish births, deaths and marriage records from the General Register Office, were released online for the first time.
Prisoners' autograph books from 1916 published online. The collection offers a compelling insight into the minds of the men of 1916.
17-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
Ever wondered about the history of your Irish surname or from where your last name originated? You can find your name's meaning or Irish last name origin in this comprehensive list.
Harrowing tale of the wreck of a convict ship and rescue by Aborigines.
Discover whether your family name derives from a location, profession, relationship, or nickname using this newly published dictionary.
Son of an Irish blacksmith is America's chief defender
The Hollywood star picks up his hometown’s highest honor, The Order of Inisfallen, accompanied by his parents.
In 1928, two of my grandmother's brothers left Ireland for America. They never returned.
1521 Spanish report claims a colony of Irish people lived in South Carolina before Christopher Columbus' ships landed in 1492.
Cobh Heritage Centre offers free entry for descendants of emigrants who left from Cobh, along with genealogy talks.
Win a dream Ireland getaway for two! Four nights in beautiful Dublin City
Irish teen wins top science prize for blackberry antibiotic that fights resistant bacteria
Cranberries front woman Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly in London
Irish woman legally marries a 300-year-old ghost, says the lovemaking is great
Best Cranberries songs to listen to as we mourn Dolores O'Riordan
Donald Trump’s mother came from a “sh**hole” place by his standards
China announces plans to plant a forest the size of Ireland
Pornhub's web traffic in Ireland was severely affected during The Late Late Toy Show
U2 release 2018 tour dates for US & Europe - and additional Dublin and Belfast gigs
Johnny Depp and Bono among international guests at Pogues’ Shane McGowan’s birthday gig
Cranberries sales jump by over 900,000 percent after Dolores O'Riordan’s death